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Dreams Above Damascus: A US College Student From Syria Talks Syrian Misconceptions, Conflict, and Legacy

Aisha Subhan | Posted 01.31.2015 | College
Aisha Subhan

Worlds away from home, Amr can only ponder his past in the city of Damascus. He had left to receive his education and to one day become an engineer. Amr hopes to build and create, paralleling his hopes for Syria's future. Surely, someday, Syria will need rebuilding.

Attracting International Students: Can American Higher Education Maintain its Leadership?

Rahul Choudaha, Ph.D. | Posted 01.17.2015 | College
Rahul Choudaha, Ph.D.

It is easy to infer that U.S. has been hugely successful in attracting international students. However, what is lost in the positive growth are some of the acute challenges that can threaten American leadership in attracting and retaining global talent.

The International Student Plight

Mikaela Reyes | Posted 06.23.2014 | College
Mikaela Reyes

As an international student, it was hard to relate to people who didn't understand the setting I came from. I'd sometimes find myself using a word from my language that didn't have a direct translation in English. Or feeling the need to reference something from back home.

Students of Color Don't Want To Be 'Dealt' With

Amy Yao | Posted 10.26.2013 | College
Amy Yao

Diversity is not a commodity -- it is about as easy to pin down as a cloud. Don't "deal" with us anymore. The moment you stop "caring" for someone, you generally start "dealing" with them, and with that shift, something fundamental has snapped. Work for us; care for us.

Cal State-Long Beach International Students Search For The American Dream

News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Allen is a true American. He drives a Mustang, eats at In-N-Out Burger on a weekly basis and rolls through California stop signs. Allen's real nam...